Tribute Cornwall/Devon

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Tribute Cornwall/Devon League
Current season or competition:
2013–14 Tribute Cornwall/Devon League
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 1987; 27 years ago (1987)
Number of teams 13
Country England
Holders Teignmouth (2012–13)
Most titles Paignton (3 titles)
Website rfu.com

Tribute Cornwall/Devon League is an English level eight rugby union league for clubs principally based in Cornwall and Devon. The Champions and runners–up are promoted to Tribute Western Counties West. The number of teams relegated depends on feedback following promotion and relegation in the leagues above but is usually two or three to Tribute Cornwall One and/or Tribute Devon One.

Current season[edit]

In 2013–14 the Tribute Cornwall/Devon League consists of thirteen teams; six from Cornwall and seven from Devon. The season started on 14 September 2013 and ends on 12 April 2014.

Participating teams[edit]

Team Ground City/Area
Crediton Blagdon Crediton, Devon
Exeter Saracens Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane Whipton, Exeter, Devon
Exeter University Duckes Meadow, Salmon Pool Lane Exeter, Devon
Falmouth Recreation Ground Falmouth, Cornwall
Hayle Memorial Park Hayle, Cornwall
Honiton Allhallows Playing Field Honiton, Devon
Newquay Hornets Newquay Sports Centre Newquay, Cornwall
Old Plymothian & Mannamedian's King George V Playing Fields Elburton, Plymouth, Devon
Pirates Amateurs Mennaye Field Penzance, Cornwall
Saltash Moorlands Lane Saltash, Cornwall
Tiverton Coronation Field Tiverton, Devon
Veor Wheal Gerry Camborne, Cornwall
Withycombe Raleigh Park Withycombe, Exmouth, Devon

2012–13[edit]

In 2012–13 the Tribute Cornwall/Devon League consisted of thirteen teams; seven from Cornwall and six from Devon. The season started on 8 September 2012 and finished on 20 April 2013. Plymouth Barbarians were originally included in the fixtures but dropped out of the league during the season.

2012–13 Tribute Cornwall/Devon League Table[1][2][3]
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points Diff Bonus Points Points Points deducted
1 Teignmouth 24 22 0 2 911 270 641 22 110
2 St Ives 24 23 0 1 750 266 484 15 104 –5
3 Tiverton 24 16 2 6 571 389 182 11 79
4 Saltash 24 16 0 8 642 448 194 11 70 –5
5 Hayle 24 12 2 10 441 460 –19 7 59
6 Old Plymothian & Mannamedian's 24 12 0 12 537 580 –43 10 58
7 Withycombe 24 11 1 12 546 533 13 9 55
8 Falmouth 24 10 0 14 436 599 –163 11 51
9 Pirates Amateurs 24 9 2 13 406 477 –71 8 48
10 Crediton 24 7 3 14 431 467 –36 8 42
11 Newquay Hornets 24 7 0 17 501 579 –78 15 38 –5
12 LiskeardLooe 24 4 2 18 293 642 –349 7 22 –5
13 Wessex 24 1 0 23 200 955 –755 3 2 –5
  • Points are awarded as follows: four points for a win; two points for a draw; no points for a loss; one bonus point for scoring four tries or more in a match; one bonus point for losing by seven points or less.
  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order: (1) difference between points for and against; (2) total number of points for.
Green background are promotion places. Pink background are relegation places.

Past winners[edit]

[4][5][6][7][8] [9] [10] [11]

Year Winner Runners–up Relegated No of Teams Notes
2012–13 Teignmouth St Ives Liskeard–Looe and Wessex 13 Plymouth Barbarians withdrew
2011–12 Tavistock Honiton Veor, Totnes and Torrington 14
2010–11 Bideford St Austell Saltash, Stithians and Roseland 14
2009–10 Wellington Exeter Saracens Old Plymothians and Plymstock Albion Oakes 14
2008–09 Penryn Okehampton no relegation 14
2007–08 Cullompton Newquay Hornets Honiton, Wessex and Teignmouth 12
2006–07 Paignton Wadebridge Camels St Austell, South Molton and Perranporth 12
2005–06 Tiverton Devonport Services Old Plymothians and Liskeard–Looe 12
2004–05 Sidmouth Kingsbridge Okehampton, Bideford and St Just 12
2003–04 Mounts Bay Bude Newquay Hornets, South Molton and Teignmouth 12
2002–03 Devonport Services Wessex St Austell 10
2001–02 Paignton St Ives Old Plymothians, Torrington and Saltash 10
2000–01 St Just Bideford Kingsbridge, Teignmouth, Bude, Sidmouth and Perranporth 10
1999–00 Exmouth Devonport Services no relegation 10
1998–99 Newton Abbot Withycombe O Plymothians and Falmouth 10
1997–98 Truro Crediton Saltash and Honiton 10
1996–97 Kingsbridge South Molton Plymouth Civil Service 8 Veor withdrew
1995–96 Sidmouth St Austell 13 Hayle also promoted
1994–95 Paignton Sidmouth Newquay Hornets 13
1993–94 Devon & Cornwall Police Exmouth Liskeard–Looe 13
1992–93 Devonport Services Exmouth Bude and Saltash 13
1991–92 Bideford Plymouth Civil Service 11 Crediton also promoted
1990–91 Devon & Cornwall Police Crediton Devonport Services and Illogan Park 11
1989–90 Penzance-Newlyn Sidmouth Falmouth and Wadebridge Camels 11
1988–89 Penryn Teignmouth Paignton, Exmouth and Hayle 11
1987–88 Crediton Exmouth St Austell and Newton Abbot 11

Summary of winners and runners–up[edit]

Team Champions Year(s) Runners–up Year(s)
Paignton 3 1995, 2002, 2007
Devonport Services 2 1993, 2003 2 2000, 2006
Sidmouth 2 1996, 2005 2 1990, 1995
Bideford 2 1992, 2011 1 2001
Penryn 2 1989, 2009
Devon & Cornwall Police 2 1991, 1994
Exmouth 1 2000 3 1988, 1993, 1994
Crediton 1 1988 2 1991, 1998
Kingsbridge 1 1997 1 2005
Teignmouth 1 2013 1 1989
Penzance–Newlyn 1 1990
Truro 1 1998
Newton Abbot 1 1999
St Just 1 2001
Mounts Bay 1 2004
Tiverton 1 2006
Cullompton 1 2008
Wellington 1 2010
Tavistock 1 2012
St Austell 2 1996, 2011
St Ives 2 2002, 2013
Plymouth Civil Service 1 1992
South Molton 1 1997
Withycombe 1 1999
Wessex 1 2003
Bude 1 2004
Wadebridge Camels 1 2007
Newquary Hornets 1 2008
Okehampton 1 2009
Exeter Saracens 1 2010
Honiton 1 2012
Place Champions Year(s) Runners–up Year(s)
Devon 19 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 19 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012
Cornwall 6 1989, 1990, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2009 7 1996, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013
Somerset 1 2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South West Division - Tribute Cornwall/Devon". Devon RFU. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Anon (22 April 2012). "results, tables and fixtures". Independent (Plymouth). 
  3. ^ "Tribute Cornwall & Devon". Trelawny's Army. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.trelawnysarmy.org.uk/ta/tablearc.html
  5. ^ Cornwall Rugby Football Union 1992-3,1996-7
  6. ^ Williams, T. and Mitchell, B. (1990) Courage Clubs Championship Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1990-91. Windsor: Burlington Publishing Co. Ltd.
  7. ^ Williams, T. and Mitchell, B. (1991) Courage Clubs Championship Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1991-92. Taunton: Tony Williams.
  8. ^ "results, tables and fixtures". Independent (Plymouth). 22 April 2012. p. 57. 
  9. ^ Stephen Jones, ed. (1994). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1994-95. London: Headline Book Publishing. ISBN 0-7472-7850-4. 
  10. ^ Mick Cleary and John Griffiths, ed. (1997). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1997-98. London: Headline Book Publishing. ISBN 07472 7732 X. 
  11. ^ "Final League Tables 2012-13". Trelawny's Army. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 

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